Breast cancer is most often associated with humans, but dogs develop this malignancy as well. The good news is that there are many steps you can take to reduce the risk in your own canine companion. We don’t often think of breast cancer in association with our canine companions. But the fact is, the incidence of mammary tumors in dogs is higher than in any other domesticated animal.
Dog Breast Cancer Rate Surpasses Humans. Does your dog have a lump or a bump you have been wondering about? The American Kennel Club discussed this with integrative veterinarian Dr. Carol Osborne
Canine mammary tumors are the most common cancer in intact [not spayed] female dogs and account for approximately half of all canine cancers.
Mice resistant to cancer have been created in a breakthrough that could lead to a treatment free of side-effects for people and pets.
Breast Cancer in Pets. As with humans, beloved household pets can also develop cancer in the breast tissue — known in animals as mammary cancer.